Decision details

Capital Programmes, Quarter 2 Finance Report 2019/20

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


RESOLVED that Cabinet:


A     Noted the progress in the delivery of the Council’s Housing and Non Housing Capital Programmes as at Quarter 2 (29 September 2019) as follows:


             i)        Housing Capital Programme – forecast outturn £21,615,000 (revised estimate £23,743,000).


            ii)        Non Housing Capital Programme – forecast outturn £14,559,000 (revised estimate £19,654,000).


B    Approved a business case in the Non Housing Capital Programme for new CCTV in Old Harlow (£31,000) to improve the images available to assist with tackling crime and anti-social behaviour.


C    Approved capital funding in the Housing Capital Programme of £140,000 for the purchase of the 50 per cent interest in an equity share property in Little Pynchons. The Council currently owns a 50 per cent interest and the purchase of the other half interest in the property will add a three bed house to the lettable social housing stock. This purchase falls outside of the rules for the use of retained receipts.


D    Noted purchase of the freehold of Osler House (£200,000) from Harlow Health Centres Trust under an Option Agreement dated 15 January 2016, as part of the development work at Prentice Place.

Report author: Simon Freeman

Publication date: 09/12/2019

Date of decision: 05/12/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/12/2019 - Cabinet

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